With an overall population of 969 and a student population of 4,735, approximately 4,735 of Malta students attend one of Malta's schools that offer medical coding programs.
Malta's largest medical coding school is Kishwaukee College. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Medical Coding program at Kishwaukee College.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in medical coding in Malta in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,550 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for medical coding related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Malta after graduating from medical coding school, you should know that job prospects for medical coders in Malta, which is the most popular medical coding profession, are good. There were 7,360 medical coders working in Illinois and 4,720 working in the greater Malta area in 2010. The number of medical coders in Malta is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for medical coders.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a medical coder in Malta is $33,300 per year, which is higher than the average for medical coders state-wide.